Category Archives: Christmas Gifts

The yin and yang: a $400 lesson in petty-theft

This story started out as a hilarious and bonding moment of fun between neighbors. Unfortunately, it didn’t end there. My husband has promised me Christmas lights for YEARS, to no avail.  And this year, just like the others, he was … Continue reading

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As the holidays approach I’m begging you, please don’t buy my kids anymore toys!!

Although this picture really speaks for itself, I do have a few things to say. Oh my goodness, we have SO much crap.  Plus, we have very little space.  I’m not exaggerating when I say this, we REALLY can’t fit … Continue reading

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etsy favorites!!

This Christmas I bought almost exclusively from Etsy.com. I love the combination of being able to purchase without leaving my house, plus supporting a small business. Here are a few of my favorite purchases: First, and definitely my favorite, are … Continue reading

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jealous of my daughter…

I don’t know if it is only me, but I basically live in my kitchen. If I’m not cooking in it, I’m cleaning it.  If I’m not putting food away, then I’m putting dishes away.  You feel me. (This morning … Continue reading

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Letting my kids take risks (favorite Christmas Gifts continued)

This morning I read an article off the internet.  You can read it for yourself here, but the part that caught my attention most was when the author talked about allowing our children to take risks.  This resonates with me because … Continue reading

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